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Ayam Rica Rica ~ 印尼香辣鸡


Ayam (Chicken) rica-rica is a speciality from Manado, the capital city of North Sulawesi province of Indonesia.   Rica means 'chilli' in North Sulawesi language, therefore Ayam rica-rica literally translates to mean chicken with chilli sauce or fresh chillies.   In Manado cuisine, almost all kinds of meat, poultry, seafood can be prepared into rica-rica dish but the most popular among them is Ayam rica-rica.  I tired cooking this dish and undoubtedly it  was well recieved by my family members and they requested that I make this again in the near future.



Ayam Rica-Rica  ~   印尼香辣鸡  (Adapated from  'here' )
Ingredients
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 lemon grass, crushed
  • 3 kaffir lime juice
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 tomato cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
To blend into paste
  • 10 red chillies
  • 10 bird eye chillies
  • 10 shalltos
  • 6 pips of garlic
  • 2 inches ginger
Method
  1. Marinate the chicken with some salt, set aside.
  2. Stir-fry the paste till fragrant.
  3. Add lemon grass, lime leaves, salt and sugar.
  4. Add in the chicken and cook till tender.
  5. Add in the tomatoes, cook for about 5 mins.  
  6. Add in the lime juice, test for taste.
  7. Dish out and serve.





Comments

  1. So delicious and very flavoursome with all lime, garlic and chilli!

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